Issue Section: Don't Get Me Started

Don’t Get Me Started: Upper Class Twitters

In a recent court case in Manhattan, seven “followers” of Donald Trump’s Twitter account sued the President on First Amendment grounds to prevent him from blocking them from his fe …

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Don’t Get Me Started: Assault on Society

In the autumn of 1969, just as soon as my basic training company had learned to disassemble, clean, re-assemble and fire the U.S. Army’s M-14 battle rifle, the Army decided to acce …

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Don’t Get Me Started: March 2018

No sympathy for the devil. “What’s confusing you is the nature of my game.” — Sympathy for the Devil, Rolling Stones. In January Donald Trump tried to live up to his campaign promi …

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CATALYST test drives a Chevy Bolt EV

An electric car can work with your solar panels for an overall lower carbon footprint. Perhaps the most important part of owning and managing a solar system of your own (SSOYO) is …

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Don’t Get Me Started: Lap Dancers

You say sugar daddy, I say sugar daddies. —by John deJong In the ever more interesting race for Utah’s governorship, Gary Herbert has labeled Republican primary opponent Jonathan J …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Playing dirty with coal. —by John deJong You can forgive Utah’s citizens if we feel like we’ve been dry-gulched by the Coal Brothers and their hired guns. As Brian Maffly revealed …

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Don’t Get Me Started

The Altar of Intention. —by John deJong The best part of the best party in the universe isn’t about partying at all. It’s the Temple burn at Burning Man. Each year for the last fif …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Making way for the next big thing: The ugly side of land-banking and “economic development.”—by John deJong Some of the more interesting views of downtown Salt Lake City are from t …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Utah’s health(don’t)care system. —by John deJong The other day a friend asked me whether I thought Greg Hughes, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives, was politically mo …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Pope Francis and St. Francis of Assisi: “On the care of our common home.” —by John deJong Full disclosure: My last two years of high school were spent at the now-defunct St. Franci …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Sixty-five years ago, the Ameri­can Southwest was at the beginning of a uranium boom that left lasting scars on the landscape and the population—men lost to deadly jobs in the uran …

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Don’t Get Me Started

Too, too Soon. Is there a doctor in the house? —by John deJong It’s funny how the same word can have such different meanings in different contexts. Take the word doctor. In one con …

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